7K+ FinTech Startups Globally Will Fall Victim to Consolidation in FinServ

August 28, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Bright long-term legacy coupled with gloomy mid-term expectations FinTech aficionados could argue endlessly about the power gained by FinTech in the financial services industry, and they wouldn’t be completely wrong. Indeed, 7,000+ financial technology startups around the world are proving

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MEDICI now! The IPGPAY Story

July 21, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado…

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Insights from Google and Facebook at the Future of Digital Banking, Asia Pacific – Hosted by MarketForce

April 3, 2017    By : LTP Team

“The Future of Digital Banking: Asia-Pacific” was hosted by Marketforce on March 21 and 22, 2017 in Singapore. The conference managed to bring together an interesting set of C-suite, senior bankers, industry experts, tech companies and the startup community. Bankers

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Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard Invite Startups to Apply for Commerce.Innovated. Accelerator

June 18, 2016    By : LTP Team

Applications from commerce, payments and FinTech companies for Class 5 of the accelerator will be accepted through July 10 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 14, 2015 – Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)and MasterCard invite startups from across the United States to

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The Most Important Thing in FinTech: Advent of APIs and Banking APIs Are Real Too

May 31, 2016    By : Amit

I am back to writing about one of my favorite topics—APIs. In 2013 and 2014, I wrote some of the very early pieces on how APIs are being used to build next-generation products and allowing developers to reduce the time

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FinTech at Money20/20 Europe 2016: What Did the First Day of the Conference Reveal?

April 5, 2016    By : Sofia

April 4 was the first day when one of the most important events in FinTech was rolled out. Money20/20 in Europe started out with some very interesting announcements and insights from financial industry players such as BBVA, Visa & MasterCard,

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Everything You Wanted to Know About FinTech at MWC 2016 in Barcelona

February 24, 2016    By : Sofia

One of the most prominent events of 2016 – Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – has gathered more than 90,000 visitors from around the world to see and talk about the latest trends, technology and innovative solutions in mobile. CEOs

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Biometrics in Banking: Who Is Killing the Passwords in 2016?

February 24, 2016    By : Kate

Biometrics are gaining more and more popularity in the financial sector worldwide. The technology is claimed to be the most convenient method as users don’t have to remember the numbers, codes or passwords. With smartphones, the only thing we have

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Mobile-Only Challenger Banks Are Shaping the Future of Financial Services Industry

February 17, 2016    By : Sofia

Simple combines innovative technology, impeccable user experience and expertise in behavioural economics to help its customers spend smarter and save more. The company offers a bank account that has all the tools users need to manage their money built right

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The Engine for FinTech Innovation Uses APIs as the Fuel [71 Profiles]

January 22, 2016    By : Amit

It won’t be wrong to say that APIs are powering a lot of new FinTech innovation. Apart from the huge drivers for FinTech innovation that we have seen – mobility, cloud, commerce innovations, analytics and big data – I think

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